Obituaries

Jan Karwowski
B: 1940-11-15
D: 2017-06-18
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Karwowski, Jan
Elisabeth Abridello
B: 1943-10-14
D: 2017-06-18
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Abridello, Elisabeth
Lillian Collins
B: 1927-05-22
D: 2017-06-13
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Collins, Lillian
Peter Testaverde
B: 1947-07-30
D: 2017-06-13
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Testaverde, Peter
Michael Decker
B: 1973-11-19
D: 2017-06-12
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Decker, Michael
Russell Termine
B: 1940-05-18
D: 2017-06-12
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Termine, Russell
Mary Schifferdecker
B: 1924-11-16
D: 2017-06-04
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Schifferdecker, Mary
Dorothea Elvin
B: 1928-02-24
D: 2017-06-04
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Elvin, Dorothea
Gloria Acker
B: 1956-08-11
D: 2017-05-26
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Acker, Gloria
Marie Teitsma
B: 1926-02-08
D: 2017-05-22
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Teitsma, Marie
Anna Portella
B: 1926-04-15
D: 2017-05-17
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Portella, Anna
Gloria Brollier
B: 1928-02-25
D: 2017-05-15
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Brollier, Gloria
Garret Ruit
B: 1933-09-07
D: 2017-05-13
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Ruit, Garret
Geraldine Vanderputten
B: 1926-07-25
D: 2017-05-13
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Vanderputten, Geraldine
Claire Moriya
B: 1935-01-20
D: 2017-05-11
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Moriya , Claire
Maria Barra
B: 1925-10-14
D: 2017-05-10
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Barra, Maria
Mary Danza
B: 1924-11-16
D: 2017-05-10
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Danza, Mary
Elinor Miller
B: 1924-04-03
D: 2017-05-04
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Miller, Elinor
Frank Foster
B: 1935-05-24
D: 2017-04-27
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Foster, Frank
Ann Knapp
B: 1932-12-28
D: 2017-04-22
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Knapp, Ann
David Beckwermert
B: 1928-04-02
D: 2017-04-22
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Beckwermert, David

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Jan Karwowski

November 15, 1940 - - June 18, 2017

KARWOWSKI, Jan P.- 76, of Franklin Lakes, peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born and educated in Poland where he studied chemistry. Jan moved to the United States in 1967. He was a valued senior research scientist at Nabisco for over 45 years. He is listed as inventor or contributor on over 100 patents in the food s ...

Elisabeth Abridello

October 14, 1943 - - June 18, 2017

Elisabeth "Betty" Abridello (nee DeSisto), 73, of Hawthorne, formerly of Haledon, entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2017. Born in Newark on October 14, 1943, Betty was a graduate of East Orange High School and Essex School of Business, and a member of the Kappa Phi sorority. She worked as a secretary in the legal department at William Paterson University, Wayne, and later ...

Lillian Collins

May 22, 1927 - - June 13, 2017

COLLINS, Lillian (nee Cowan) – 90, of North Haledon passed away on June 13, 2017. Born in East Rutherford she lived in Passaic and Rutheford before moving to North Haledon in 2004. She was a member of Rutherford United Methodist Church. Beloved wife of the late Robert L. Collins, Sr. (1987) Devoted mother of Patricia Chmiel and her husband Edwin of North Haledon, her daughte ...

Peter Testaverde Jr

July 30, 1947 - - June 13, 2017

Peter William Testaverde, 69 of Franklin Lakes NJ, died June 13, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. Peter was born July 30, 1947 in Brooklyn NY to Peter and Josephine Testaverde. He attended Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He continued his education at Brooklyn College graduating in 1964 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He served in the Army Reserves. Peter ...

Michael Decker

November 19, 1973 - - June 12, 2017

DECKER, Michael – 43, of Lakeworth, Florida passed away on June 12, 2017. Born in Ridgewood, he lived in Brooklyn, New York before moving to Florida 10 years ago. He was a graduate of the John Jay College of New York City where he received a degree in Criminal Justice and prior to his retirement in 2007, he was a fireman with the New York City Fire Department. Michael served ...

Russell Termine

May 18, 1940 - - June 12, 2017

Termine, Russell William, 77, of Newark, NJ died at his home on June 12, 2017. He was born in Ridgewood, NY on May 18, 1940 and served in the Marines from 1958 to 1962. Upon returning from Vietnam, he became an aircraft mechanic with Pan American World Airways. He also drove for UPS and supervised warehouses for Aircast. Equal parts artist and schemer, Russ had a talent fo ...

Mary Schifferdecker

November 16, 1924 - - June 04, 2017

SCHIFFERDECKER (nee Orlando) Mary Angela, 92, of Hudson, FL, recently passed away of old age. Mary Angela (known by friends and family as Ann) was born in East Paterson, New Jersey, to Alexander and Maria Orlando. She was the first born of 4 sisters, all of whom have predeceased her. After graduating from High School, Ann went to work for the Barbizon Corporation as a switc ...

Dorothea Elvin

February 24, 1928 - - June 04, 2017

ELVIN, Dorothea (nee Vander Wende) – 89, of Prospect Park passed away on June 4, 2017. Born in Paterson she lived in North Haledon before moving to Whiting in 2007. Prior to her retirement in 1988 she was a secretary with First National Bank in Totowa and was a former employee of Prospect Park National Bank where she was secretary to the President of the Bank. Dorothea was a ...

Gloria Acker

August 11, 1956 - - May 26, 2017

ACKER, Gloria (nee Clarkson) – 60, of Prospect Park passed away on May 26, 2017. She lived in North Haledon before moving to Prospect Park 40 years ago. She was a driver for the Foundation for the Handicapped in Wayne and took part in the Special Olympics where she received many awards. Gloria enjoyed traveling and cruising but most of all she loved and lived her life for her ...

Marie Teitsma

February 08, 1926 - - May 22, 2017

TEITSMA, Marie (nee Pruiksma) – 91, of North Haledon passed away on May 22, 2017. Born in Fair Lawn on February 8, 1926, she lived in Fair Lawn until 1948, when she married Bud Teitsma. In 1944 she graduated from East Side High School, and for the next 8 years worked in the Van Dyk Furniture Company in Paterson. They lived in various towns in New Jersey and in 1990 retired to ...

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